Veterinary Assistant

Newark-on- Trent
£14,000 to £16,500 depending on experience
18 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Tom Fitzjohn
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Metheringham
JOB TITLE: Veterinary Assistant
SALARY: £14,000 to £16,500 depending on experience
WORKING HOURS: Monday to Friday – 08:30 to 17:00

THE COMPANY: Our client is a group of veterinary practices that also dispenses to clients across the UK and EU to independent food producers and other veterinary practices. Established for 20 years, they are one of the UK's largest specialist practices’ and are currently undergoing a period of growth. We are now looking for a Veterinary Assistant to join their professional team based in Metheringham.

THE ROLE: The primary function of this Veterinary Assistant role is to provide support to the vets operating from our Metheringham centre. The role includes collecting, processing and recording of clinical samples, carrying out various laboratory tests and providing assistance to the Veterinary Administrator in data/clinical summaries.

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for this position will ideally hold experience in a similar role but full training can be provided as this is not essential. As a Veterinary Assistant you will be required occasionally visit farms so a full driving licence will be essential.

Key experience essential for the role:
  • Previous experience in a previous role
  • Possessing strong data entry skills
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work well within a team environment
  • Agricultural background and experience in a technical or laboratory work would be advantageous

Are you the Veterinary Assistant we are looking for? If YES then please hit the Apply now button:

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.